Business: Nickel Year

More nickel was consumed in 1935 than in any other year in history, Robert Crooks Stanley, head of International Nickel Co., announced last week. World consumption for the first ten months came to 133,300,000 lb., compared to 112,481,000 in the corresponding 1929 period.

Producing about 90% of the world's nickel supply at Sudbury, Ontario, International Nickel has almost a monopoly in its chosen field. There is plenty of nickel in the earth's surface, but it is only in the Sudbury ore that ample supplies of pure nickel can be cheaply extracted from the other...

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